MBS talked about using a ‘poison ring’ to kill the Saudi king in 2014 so his father could take the throne, exiled spy says

Mohammed bin Salman said in 2014 he could kill the then-king with a poison ring from Russia, a former spy said. Saad al-Jabri, a former Saudi spy chief who fled the country in 2017, made the claim about MBS. Al-Jabri told “60 Minutes” that MBS bragged he could do it so his father could takeContinue reading “MBS talked about using a ‘poison ring’ to kill the Saudi king in 2014 so his father could take the throne, exiled spy says”

US decision not to punish crown prince puts us in grave danger, Saudi exiles say

Dissidents decry lack of sanctions for Mohammed bin Salman over Khashoggi killing and warn of ‘permanent impunity’ for Saudi heir Exiled dissidents who have been warned about threats against them by Saudi Arabia said they have been put in greater danger by the Biden administration’s decision to forgo direct sanctions on Crown Prince Mohammed binContinue reading “US decision not to punish crown prince puts us in grave danger, Saudi exiles say”

Khashoggi’s fiancée says Saudi crown prince should be punished “without delay”

The fiancée of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi called on Monday for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be punished after a U.S. intelligence report found he had approved the killing. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident who wrote opinion columns for the Washington Post criticising Saudi policies, was killed and dismembered by a team linked toContinue reading “Khashoggi’s fiancée says Saudi crown prince should be punished “without delay””

U.S. says Saudi crown prince approved Khashoggi killing, imposes visa restrictions on 76 Saudis

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved an operation to capture or kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 in the Saudi consultate in Istanbul, a U.S. intelligence report says. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence cited bin Salman’s control of decision-making in Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken imposed visa restrictions onContinue reading “U.S. says Saudi crown prince approved Khashoggi killing, imposes visa restrictions on 76 Saudis”

Saudi heir complicit in Khashoggi murder, US assessment reportedly finds

Reuters reports that intelligence assessment of murder of journalist will find that Mohammed bin Salman was complicit Joe Biden is expected to call Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, as his administration prepares to release a declassified intelligence assessment that will reportedly name the royal’s son and heir as complicit in the grisly murder of Jamal Khashoggi. TheContinue reading “Saudi heir complicit in Khashoggi murder, US assessment reportedly finds”

President Biden plans to call Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday, ahead of the public release of a potentially damning intelligence report about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source briefed on the call told Axios. Why it matters: The call, if it happens as scheduled, will be Biden’s first conversation as president withContinue reading

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